fertility

6.25.19

Scientists Flew Sperm In Microgravity to See if Babies Could Be Born In Space

“In the future, having gametes and embryos stored in a bank outside the Earth will be very important.”

3.5.19

Why We Should Stop Using the Phrase 'Women's Health'

It ignores all the other people—with or without a uterus—who have reproductive health needs.

6.15.18

In The Future, You Could Be Pregnant Outside Your Body

Ectogenesis—having a baby in an artificial womb—sounds like the stuff of science fiction, but it could be a reality if you're rich enough.

5.31.18

Can I Skip My Period Safely?

Doctors break down why getting your period is actually optional.

11.14.17

Revered and Reviled: Life as India's Third Gender

Transgender women, intersex people, and "eunuchs" are sought out to bestow fertility blessings. But they're also feared, and kept largely invisible from public life.

7.26.17

Sperm Count of Western Men Has Dropped 50 Percent in 40 Years

International researchers in a landmark fertility study describe their findings as "an urgent wake up call."

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7.16.17

Beyoncé's Birth Announcement Is Jam-Packed with Art References

Bey posted her official baby announcement early Friday morning, introducing one-month-old twins Sir and Rumi Carter to the world.

6.26.17

[NSFW] These Fruit-Filled Paintings Are Ripe (in More Ways Than One)

Alonsa Guevera’s 'Ceremonies' will make you want to book a trip to a tropical rainforest.

6.12.17

How a Fertility Doctor Impregnated Patients with His Own Sperm

Dr Karbaat secretly fathered at least 19 donor-conceived children in his own fertility clinic.

2.1.17

The Couples That Use a Sibling as a Sperm or Egg Donor

For gay couples who want both partners to have a genetic connection to their child, it's becoming increasingly popular.

1.23.17

What It’s Really Like to Be A First Generation Sperm Donor Baby

We spoke to one of the first Kiwi kids conceived in the lab about what he thinks of his unconventional beginnings.

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